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August 31, 2015:  More transcribed church records are published today. They are mainly transcribed by Renathe-Johanne Wågenes and Erling Kristensen. We have also added more transcribed 1891 Census records, this time for Rygge in Østfold parish, transcribed by Moss historielag and Østfold historielag. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

August 26, 2015: Our Digital Inn-guest Jostein Mediaa continues transcribing 1891 Censuses. Today he has sent us the 1891 Census for Lierne in Nord-Trøndelag county.

August 22, 2015: We have published more transcribed records from church books as well as census lists from 1891, 1875 and 1825. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details. In addition you will find that the scanned version of the 1891 Census is nearly complete, only Bergen and Kristiania (Oslo) are still not online. They will be added shortly. 

August 19, 2015: More transcribed church records are available today, many are lists of dissenters, but there are also records from the period 1801-1814. The Digital Inn-guest Jostein Mediaa has started transcribing the 1891 Census, so today we have published the census lists for Overhalla in Nord-Trøndelag county. Check out the Most Recent 100 for details.

August 17, 2015: Today we have published transcribed church records, and among these marriage lists for dissenters and civil weddings. Since we do not have a separate view or search form for these lists, they are displayed together with the general marriage lists from the church records. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details and links.

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The Silver Tax 1816 digitised


Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway) is preparing for its 200 years anniversary with the digital version of the Silver Tax of 1816. The scanned images of the tax lists were published in 2012, and now these lists are transcribed and available for search in the Digital Archives. Read more...

The front page of the Silver Tax list of 1816 for Vardal parish

The National Archives' Spring Release 2015


To commemorate the liberation day, 8th of May 1945, the National Archives has published a wide range of documents dealing with the liberation of Norway 1944/45. The material is digitised and available for everyone online. Read more...

Bilde av ødeleggelser i Vadsø.